Consolidated Communications Holdings
Oct 31, 2017

Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend

Company Declares 50th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Payment

MATTOON, Ill., Oct. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) (the "Company") has declared its next quarterly dividend of $0.38738 per share on the Company's common stock.  The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2018 to stockholders of record on Jan. 15, 2018.  This will represent the 50th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the Company. 
                              
About Consolidated Communications 
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area.  Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul.  Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

Company Contact:                                                                   
Lisa Hood                                                                     
Phone:  844-909-2675
Lisa.hood@consolidated.com